Prof Tanure Ojaide and Harriet Anena are the joint winners of the Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018. The announcement was made at a ceremony…View More Prof Tanure Ojaide, Harriet Anena are joint Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 winners.
The Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist has been announced today on December 7, 2018. The longlist features twelve African children’s authors and illustrators from six…View More Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist announced.
Dinaw Mengestu has been listed amongst the 32 black male writers of our time on the New York Times. The last decade has seen a…View More Dinaw Mengestu among New York Times 32 black male writers.
Leila Aboulela was announced the winner of best fiction book award at the Scottish Saltire Literary Prize 2018 at a ceremony in Edinburgh, Scotland on…View More Leila Aboulela is Scottish Saltire Literary Prize 2018 winner.
The Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 shortlist has been announced with Harriet Anena, Tanure Ojaide, and Servio Gbadamosi in the running. The Wole Soyinka…View More Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 shortlist announced.
The Morland Writing Scholars 2018 have been announced today, Tuesday, November 27, 2018. The four are Edwige Renee Dro, Kola Tubosun, Sibabalwe Oscar Masinyana, and…View More Dro, Tubosun, Masinyana, Ndlovu are Morland Writing Scholars 2018.
Three Africans feature on Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2019 longlist announced on November 26, 2018. They are Egyptians Amro Al Adly and Ahmed Al Shahawi…View More Three Africans on Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2019 longlist.
The Sanaa Theatre Awards 2018 nominees were unveiled at a ceremony at the Kenyan National Theatre in Nairobi on Friday, November 23, 2013. The winners…View More Sanaa Theatre Awards 2018 nominees unveiled in Nairobi
The Brittle Paper Awards 2018 winners were announced on November 19, 2018. They are Sibongile Fisher, Itiola Jones, Stacy Hardy, Panashe Chigumadzi, and Shailja Patel.…View More Brittle Paper Awards 2018 winners announced.
Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀, Zinzi Clemmons, and Omar El Akkad are the three Africans on the Dublin International Literary Award 2019 longlist announced on November 19, 2018.…View More Three Africans on Dublin International Literary Award 2019 longlist.
E.C. Osondu is a judge for this year’s Fall for the Book Award 2019. Fall for the Book and the Institute for Immigration Research is…View More E.C. Osondu is Fall for the Book 2019 award judge.
Leyla Hussein is on the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019 judging panel announced on November 15, 2018. The Women’s Prize for Fiction is one of…View More Leyla Hussein is Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019 judge.
The Golden Baobab Prize 2018 judges were announced on November 15, 2018. They are Akoss Ofori-Mensah, Kathy Knowles, Daphne Lee, Sarah Odedina, Akua Peprah, and…View More Golden Baobab Prize 2018 judges announced.
Anni Domingo and Rutendo Chabikwa are the winners of the Myriad Manuscript Prize 2018. The prize is a first drafts competition for unpublished writers. UK…View More Anni Domingo, Rutendo Chabikwa win Myriad Manuscript Prize 2018.
Peter Kimani’s Dance of the Jakaranda is up for the Frederick Forsyth chaired People’s Book Prize. Let’s vote for the man. The People’s Book Prize…View More Peter Kimani up for Frederick Forsyth chaired “People’s Book Prize.”